Congratulations to our team for their efforts! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of March.
Bioprosthetic valve implantation is often employed for patients with symptomatic aortic stenosis. However, paravalvular regurgitation, or PVR, sometimes occurs, and when it is moderate or severe, there is an associated twofold greater mortality. The Heart team at UF Health sees patients from across the state of Florida and Southeast with…
University of Florida Health welcomes the cardiovascular and/or thoracic surgeons of Leesburg Ocala Heart Institute as the newest members of UF Health Physicians. Drs. R. Duane Cook, Robert J. Richardson and Karen S. Thompson — the region’s most experienced cardiothoracic surgery specialists — have performed more…
The UF Health lung transplant team has collaborated with researchers around the world to identify preliminary guidelines for successful transplantation in patients whose lungs have been permanently damaged by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Today we celebrate & thank our physicians, nurses & healthcare professionals on the front lines who have helped protect the health of our state & beyond over the past year, through dedicated & compassionate care.
Like most mornings, Thiago Beduschi, M.D., spent it in the OR, performing a liver transplant. Unlike most mornings, this liver transplant was UF Health’s 2,000th–accounting for 2,000 lives saved at UF Health’s transplant center. Beduschi is one of the many reasons UF Health is on its way to becoming…
Importantly, presence of postoperative dysphagia was associated with a 43% longer hospital stay, about $50,000 increased cost of care, pneumonia, reintubation, and death.
Out of the swamp and into the OR: Frank Robb, alligator catcher extraordinaire, needed a complex mitral valve repair. George J. Arnaoutakis, MD, assistant professor in the division of cardiovascular surgery, discussed the critical surgery in this media highlight.
Congratulations to our team for their efforts! Navigate below to read our publications from the month of February.
If surgery were gymnastics, a triple-organ transplant would be a feat worthy of the Olympics. It has everything: Complex and intricate procedure? Check. Frequency of pre-existing conditions that can increase risk? Check. Prerequisites of flawless technique and seamless intraoperative collaboration? Check and check. Rarely performed? Also check.